Candidates by the rules have been put forward before July 1 by the academic councils of the state higher education institutions after the public discussion of applicants, their success in their studies and research (creative) activities.
The following criteria established for those willing to get the state scholarships of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan: a combination of general education and scientific research (creative) work; attending conferences (competitions) in the directions; the presence of at least two published works (works); knowledge of the history of Uzbekistan. The applicants must also know the official language and one foreign (other than the official languages of the Commonwealth of Independent States).
Applicants to the state scholarship of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan should have special tests to determine the level of their knowledge on these subjects, which are organized by the State Testing Center. The test results are provided to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of Uzbekistan.
Those willing to receive other state scholarships should meet the following criteria: excellent study and participation in scientific (creative) work, knowledge of languages - the official and one foreign (other than the official languages of the Commonwealth of Independent States).